A Town of Innisfil pumper truck helps a Belle Ewart resident deal with flooding on Thursday after high temperatures melted the snowpack in Innisfil, south of Barrie, earlier this week.

Flooding in Innisfil

INNISFIL (STAFF) — It's been another February thaw leading to flood conditions for some residents of Innisfil, south of Barrie.

The Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie was awarded a $39,400 grant on Friday through the Ontario150 Community Capital Program. The money will be used to purchase new fire detection equipment and to replace windows. Presenting a plaque to shelter executive director Teresa MacLennan announcing the grant were Barrie MPP Ann Hoggarth, centre, with shelter director Lisa Spinks-Smith, second from right and other shelter staff members. To learn more about the shelter, visit www.barrieshelter.com.

Funds for shelter upgrades

The Women and Children’s Shelter of Barrie will be getting some much-needed upgrades thanks to funding announced on Friday.

Another barrier stripped away

Aaron McKay knows what it’s like to go sailing down the ski hills, even when he knew there were people who didn’t think he should.

City police are looking for a woman after 130 pairs of panties were stolen from a Barrie store. Contributed photo

Panties taken

A woman lifted 130 pairs of ladies underwear Feb. 3 from a Georgian Mall store in Barrie.

Unwanted girlfriend

MIDLAND – A woman found hiding under a deck behind her boyfriend's home was charged Friday with breaching her probation order.

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